Category Archives: faith
Interpretation: God is distinguishing the mind that thinks of others from the mind that thinks of oneself only.
Interpretation: God is telling us we may all receive illness as guidance to help us purify our minds to attain the Original mind (shinjitsu).
Interpretation: God wants us to spread the teachings to the high places. When these people are able to understand the teachings, God will begin to help them purify their minds. This is why hinokishin, or the spreading of the teachings … Continue reading
Your illness can be cured
Throughout time, many of the prophets were able to heal people of their illnesses. But what was the purpose in the ability to heal the sick? Was this a way of telling people that they represented God? Or did these … Continue reading
Avoiding Blind Faith
People often talk about how faith is important; but blind faith is dangerous. In the Tenrikyo religion, our faith is based on the Ofudesaki. We believe that these verses come from God. God tells us that God will use reason … Continue reading
Your Illness Can be Cured/Tenrikyo
Do you have an illness that doctors or medicine cannot cure? What if I tell you that whatever your illness is, it can be cured! You are probably thinking that this is some kind of scam. No, I am not … Continue reading
Tenrikyo /Pain as God’s Blessings
Prophets who miraculous healed people founded many of the religions in the world. What is more impressive to convince others that one is working in behalf of God than to cure the incurable? But enter a religion that tells people … Continue reading
Tenrikyo /How Do We Remove Evil?
Ever since the beginning of mankind, we have attempted to distance ourselves from people who have acted contrary to our accepted norms. What do we do with people who commit heinous crimes against humanity? History provides many examples of communities, … Continue reading